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    Itís kinda funny that your last word in the post...

    Itís kinda funny that your last word in the post is ďbogusĒ. The two areas that I ski are Bogus Basin and JH. And here in Boise we do have the opposite ďproblemĒ that you have in Jhole. They only...
  2. Reading through the posts in this thread about...

    Reading through the posts in this thread about daughters and dating reminds me of an incident that I had several years ago. This was back in the day when land lines were far more prevalent than...
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    Iím gonna try to make it during the window. I...

    Iím gonna try to make it during the window. I didnít buy any kind of pass this year, but I can usually get some kind of a discount or freebie. I am planning on getting some laps in on the pass or...
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    If you are looking for guidebooks for...

    If you are looking for guidebooks for Tetons/western Wyoming, the Thomas Turiano collection is what I consider to be the bible. https://thomasturiano.com/author/
    If you want to start following...
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    The Sawtooth range in Idaho may offer what youíre...

    The Sawtooth range in Idaho may offer what youíre looking for. Fly into Boise, requires one stop from Boston. Take a scenic drive 2 1/2 hours north to Stanley. Lodging, food and basic services are...
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    So, I spent the 7 days Feb 15-21 using up my...

    So, I spent the 7 days Feb 15-21 using up my 7-Day Pass. Here are some of my observations:
    1 - It was probably the best 7 days of skiing entirely inbounds at Jhole that I have ever had, (I have to...
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    Here's a sample of the goods that I found out...

    Here's a sample of the goods that I found out there today. Even found an untracked Hobacks line without riding the tram or the Gondy. https://youtu.be/rRBwuxS3a7w

    BTW I'm thinking of hitting...
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    Iíve been following the thread and the stoke this...

    Iíve been following the thread and the stoke this year. Must say Iím kinda jealous. Weíve been getting inches out here in SW Spud land when you all are snorkeling in feet. Anyway, Iíll be rolling...
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    I was born and raised in the Hoback. My family...

    I was born and raised in the Hoback. My family moved away when I was a freshman in high school iní73. I guess that kinda dates me. Anyway, the road doesnít close that often but occasionally slides...
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    My 2020 exterior illumination efforts....

    My 2020 exterior illumination efforts....
  11. Hey Turbo, the SWE data is there. Just click on...

    Hey Turbo, the SWE data is there. Just click on the desired SNOTEL site link and an interactive graph pops up with Snow Depth, SWE and Air Temp. You can toggle between 7, 14, 30, 90 days and the...
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    Garnett looks a little boney, but hey it's mid...

    Garnett looks a little boney, but hey it's mid November so way to get after it.

    Skiing on Thanksgiving? Nope, but I'll head up to Bogus on Black Friday and check out the inevitable lift lines....
  13. Integrating SNOTEL, Weather, Snow Forecast and Avalanche Reports

    For those who may be interested, here is a webpage that lets you select one of several backcountry zones in the Intermountain region, (Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Nevada). When you select the...
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    I'll see if I can get ahold of some footage. My...

    I'll see if I can get ahold of some footage. My cousin, Andy Chambers, was on the US Ski Team during that time-frame, (late 70s - early 80s). I know he raced it in WC races. A couple of years ago...
  15. Thread: Grape Nuts

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    I've been eating Grapenuts as a part of my...

    I've been eating Grapenuts as a part of my breakfast rotation since I was a kid in the 60's.
    When I was younger I drowned them in half and half with spoonfuls of sugar. Nowadays it's just a...
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    Just checking in from the western side of the...

    Just checking in from the western side of the spud state. Thanks for getting the new thread started DJ.
    As I see the comments on riding in the red box, and risk taking it reminds me of a recurring...
  17. I'm wondering if she was trying to create her own...

    I'm wondering if she was trying to create her own "Naked and Afraid" episode. (It was reported that she was at least cognizant enough to keep a count of the days marked on a tree). But apparently...
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    Have you thought about Colter Bay in GTNP? I...

    Have you thought about Colter Bay in GTNP? I haven't done the RV camping there, but we've tent camped at CB a couple of times. Here's what I like about Colter. It is easy to make a couple of day...
  19. "The pussification of Jackson Hole right there"....

    "The pussification of Jackson Hole right there".
    Hey DJ, that's one pussification I think I might welcome. Whenever I opt for a top-to-bottom run I usually finish in that zone and my couch potato...
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    I would miss the memes that get posted up, and...

    I would miss the memes that get posted up, and TRs.
    Setting up a forum is pretty easy. (I set one up a couple of years ago, but wasn't motivated to try to get any members). The only users that...
  21. After a cursory search for the appropriate...

    After a cursory search for the appropriate thread, I figured this one was as good as any. LMAO, best meme I've seen for quite awhile....
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    He knows it's not comfortable but he saw the...

    He knows it's not comfortable but he saw the human sitting there and thought he'd give it a try. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200906/4eb4bc32b3429fda65b7e21acb633455.jpg

    Sent from my...
  23. Hippie powder and some more challenging stuff in Idaho

    https://youtu.be/6Gjx_OY9P-0
    The yurts offered by Payette Powder Guides, which are located NE of McCall Idaho would fit what you are looking for. Plenty of mellow, as well as steep terrain. This...
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    I would have posted this in the "Shit that Annoys...

    I would have posted this in the "Shit that Annoys You" thread. Everything about this jackass is annoying!

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  25. https://youtu.be/ERiPAikK5vM I keep forgetting...

    https://youtu.be/ERiPAikK5vM
    I keep forgetting to post this up from a trip I made to the Tetons on July 11th. I thought it would be some stoke, but my wife said it is just skiing on crap.
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  26. A couple of more observations on the black labs. ...

    A couple of more observations on the black labs. My daughter has a 3yr old lab that I take backcountry skiing a few times each winter. He is 80 lbs, fit and built for cold weather. I feel that his...
  27. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Awesome video of the Moran adventure! ...

    Awesome video of the Moran adventure!
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    @Snapt and @TahoeJ, I thought that I saw some "date timestamps" on the video when I saw it the first time, so I went...
  28. [QUOTE=skibrd;5966748]Iím not old and crusty, but...

    [QUOTE=skibrd;5966748]Iím not old and crusty, but Iím in a similar spot. Not sure what Iíll do tbh. Probably buying a pass, but renaming the grand pass and tossing in a random early Gondi day,...
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    I live in the Boise area, but I've been into the...

    I live in the Boise area, but I've been into the Lick Creek area several times and stayed at the PPG Yurt there. IMO, that area has some of the best backcountry skiing in Idaho. It's a snow magnet...
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    most hated: Pete Carroll - just because......

    most hated:
    Pete Carroll - just because...
    Vlade Divac - for introducing the art of "flopping" into the NBA.
    I used to hate Bill Belichick, but now I just admire him in a twisted sort of way. ...
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    Here is an excellent write up from the...

    Here is an excellent write up from the perspective of Chris Lundy, who guides for SMG. (He also is one of the avalanche forecasters with the Sawtooth Avy center). One of the SMG guides also took a...
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    The quote that the OP refers to isn't in the...

    The quote that the OP refers to isn't in the avalanche report, but it is in today's Teton area forecast as stated by the Avalanche Center. I would take that as credible, accurate information.
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  33. Thread: Idaho Quake

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    323127 Copied the lat / long into Google Earth...

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    Copied the lat / long into Google Earth and here is where it shows up.
  34. Hey, Teleee we were posting at the same time. I...

    Hey, Teleee we were posting at the same time. I put the link in my post. Was actually NW of Stanley.
  35. Thread: Idaho Quake

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    Idaho Quake

    Well, not to be outdone. Idaho just topped SLC with a 6.5.
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    Probably not the "best", but certainly a classic...

    Probably not the "best", but certainly a classic - McGown in the Sawtooth Range. (I searched the thread and I don't think it's been posted yet).
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    As one of the Spudrovian's, I'm gonna try to make...

    As one of the Spudrovian's, I'm gonna try to make it. I was thinking of challenging someone to a big air contest, but then it occurred to me that there is this reality...

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  38. Thanks for the additional info Snapt. After...

    Thanks for the additional info Snapt. After reading that exchange, and studying the https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/ site, I also called the 211 line and spoke with one of the reps. The actual...
  39. ...and therein lies the problem. The total...

    ...and therein lies the problem. The total inconsistency of the messaging at all levels of government, from the local to the state, to the federal level. I hate to ask the question, but was the...
  40. I'm pretty sure that vehicle travel to/from...

    I'm pretty sure that vehicle travel to/from skiing zones is NOT okay, per the order. (see the attached) My interpretation of this order is that if you can walk or ride your bike to activities, then...
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    I'm a business systems analyst for a global tech...

    I'm a business systems analyst for a global tech manufacturer. I was set up to WFH and kind of split time between home and office. With the COVID-19 pandemic they mandated that the entire global...
  42. It kinda sucks that JH, GT and SK are closing,...

    It kinda sucks that JH, GT and SK are closing, but I understand the decisions. FWIW, Bogus Basin over here in SW Idaho is still open, they're gonna try to keep the lifts spinning and they've shut...
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    From a doctrinal standpoint, as far as the Church...

    From a doctrinal standpoint, as far as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, (the Mormon church) is concerned, almost everyone makes it to heaven. There's just different levels. So we're...
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    Very impressive! Glad I decided to take a look...

    Very impressive! Glad I decided to take a look at the TR threads after a lengthy hiatus.

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  45. Heal fast DJ. I must've just missed the shit...

    Heal fast DJ. I must've just missed the shit show on the Village road. Skied from 9to noon and then headed for Boise. As my wife and I drove through that whiteout, I felt there was a wreck just...
  46. Ditto what DJ said regarding conditions. We...

    Ditto what DJ said regarding conditions. We found some nice turns up in the trees on Moran face and the ridge on right hand side of Buffalo Bowl was nice to finish off the day. Would anyone be up...
  47. Hey, I'm heading for JH this weekend. Skiing...

    Hey, I'm heading for JH this weekend. Skiing Saturday thru Monday. On Saturday, I'm meeting up with family, (4 adults). I have a pass, but none of them do. It seems like I've seen posts in here...
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    I have these two in my office. The Corbett's...

    I have these two in my office. The Corbett's poster features Doug Coombs and Rob DesLauriers. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200131/f151530e9420d195712aae21ec752089.jpg

    Several years ago...
  49. Hey DJ, I guess I was kinda stealth this...

    Hey DJ, I guess I was kinda stealth this weekend. I did stop by Casper lodge on Saturday and Sunday around 11ish but didn't see anyone I recognized. I did run into lindenle on Sunday and we did a...
  50. So like passholer, I was fairly certain that it...

    So like passholer, I was fairly certain that it was gonna be a bit crunchy under the little bit of powder from last night, but I'm a glutton for punishment so I hit the Hobacks this morning anyway. ...
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